Cat from Idaho, Lily, comforts sad boy, Liam, sitting on the sidewalk in front of his house

Purr-fect pick me up! Adorable moment when a friendly cat comforts a sad little boy while sitting alone on the sidewalk

  • Liam from Boise, Idaho felt depressed after his teeball league season ended
  • The five-year-old went outside and sat on the sidewalk while his mother looked at him
  • Friendly neighbor’s cat, Lily, noticed Liam’s sadness and hugged him










This is the adorable moment when a sad little boy was comforted by a friendly neighbor cat.

Krystal Woessner of Boise, Idaho, noticed that her five-year-old son Liam was having a rough day.

Liam’s teeball league season had just ended and he was very sad about it.

Five-year-old Liam from Boise, Idaho, had a bad day after his teeball league season ended and went to the curb in front of his house to sit down alone

While Liam's mom, Krystal Woessner, was recording, she realized the neighbor's cat, Lily, had come to give Liam some much-needed support.

While Liam’s mom, Krystal Woessner, was recording, she realized the neighbor’s cat, Lily, had come to give Liam some much-needed support.

He went to the curb in front of his house to sit alone with his legs against his chest and his head slammed.

His mother was recording him when she realized he was being noticed by Lily, the neighbor’s cat next door.

Lily is an outdoor cat who regularly visits Krystal and Liam’s house.

Cats aren’t exactly known for their tenderness, but this dark-colored feline is full of love to give.

Picking up on Liam’s grief, Lily walked over to him and gave him a little hug to cheer him up from his rut.

The little boy tilts his head back as he is comforted by the affectionate cat.

Lily rubbed her hairy body against a visibly upset Liam.  Liam was receptive to the hugs and gave Lily pets on her neck

Lily rubbed her hairy body against a visibly upset Liam. Liam was receptive to the hugs and gave Lily pets on her neck

Lily decided to give Liam some space, but stayed close and lay down next to him with her belly up, in case Liam wanted to give her more pets

Lily decided to give Liam some space, but stayed close and lay down next to him with her belly up, in case Liam wanted to give her more pets

In the video, someone can be heard saying, “Aww, she knows you’re sad, mate.”

While another person in the background says, “So cute!”

Lily then rubs her tail against Liam’s face and a slightly less upset Liam strokes her neck.

Seeing that Liam is feeling a bit better, she decides to give him some space, but stays close and lies next to him with her belly up, in case Liam wants to give her more pets.

The 30-second video has more than two million views on YouTube.

Liam may be going through a rough time, but Lily is definitely behind him and will be there to help him feel better.

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